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       Title: Turtle Cookies/christmas Cookbook
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
     1/2 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine;
       2 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/8 ts Salt
            Pecan halves
       8    Caramels,  cut in fourths
            Chocolate glaze:
       1 c  Powdered sugar
       1 tb Water
       1 oz Unsweetened chocolate
            Melted and cooled
       1 ts Vanilla
      Mix brown sugar, margarine, water and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt
   until dough holds together. (If dough is dry, stir in 1-2 teaspoon water.)
   Heat oven to 350 degrees. For each cookie, group 3-5 pecan halves, split if
   necessary, on ungreased cookie sheet. Shape dough by teaspoonfuls around
   caramel pieces; press firmly onto center of each group of nuts. Bake until
   set but not brown, 12-15 minutes; cool. Dip tops of cookies into Chocolate
       Glaze: Beat sugar, water. cooled chocolate and vanilla until smooth. If
   necessary, stir in water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until frosting is of
   desired consistency. (FAMILY FAVORITE)